Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me. Rest assured, when you retain... more
Thank you for taking the time to learn more about me. Rest assured, when you retain my services, you will get someone who communicates with you every step of the way. We live in a fast-paced environment, and I understand how important it is to follow-through on producing high-quality legal services. When I am not serving my clients needs, I find that I am serving the needs of my family. ... view profile
I am an experienced transactional and trial lawyer that enjoys providing exceptional... more
I am an experienced transactional and trial lawyer that enjoys providing exceptional service and results to my clients. I love solving legal dilemmas and finding the most effective solutions to problems. I enjoy endurance sports such as marathons and triathlons in my free time as well as playing chess and participating in my children's lives as they grow up.
Maritess expertly structures a wide range of documents ranging from simple,... more
Maritess expertly structures a wide range of documents ranging from simple, individual wills and trusts, to complex plans involving family limited partnerships, closely-held businesses and special needs trusts. She takes pride in her ways to deal with asset preservation, tax planning, business succession, and the full spectrum of other estate related issues. She is a skilled professional who un... view profile
I am the past president of the 22,000 member Chicago Bar Association (CBA) and... more
I am the past president of the 22,000 member Chicago Bar Association (CBA) and founder of the Elder Law Committee of the CBA. I authored chapters on guardianship litigation and will contests for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education and my firm was hired by the city of Chicago's Department on Aging to re-write the elder abuse and neglect act. I have been chosen as an Illinois Sup... view profile
Attorney Yolanda Thomas was born in Chicago, Illinois. After graduating from... more
Attorney Yolanda Thomas was born in Chicago, Illinois. After graduating from Northwestern University with a B.A. in Political Science, she earned a J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law. She was admitted to the Illinois Bar and the General Bar, Northern District of Illinois in 1996. After her admittance to the Illinois Bar, she entered private practice in 1996. In December 1996, s... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.
Estate Planning Attorneys in cities near Chicago, IL